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Brexit is killing the great British curry house

Business / Economy Nov 18, 2018

Brexit is killing the great British curry house

Syed Joynu was in for a rude shock on a September morning when he walked into Indos — the curry house he owns just outside London. It was already 10:30 a.m. and not a single employee had turned up. Distraught, he called four of his ...

Bank of Japan's hoard of assets now bigger than the economy

Business / Economy Nov 14, 2018

Bank of Japan's hoard of assets now bigger than the economy

by Yuko Takeo

The Bank of Japan's massive asset purchase program has taken it into uncharted territory, with its ballooning holdings now larger than the country's annual economic output. Its holding reached a staggering ¥553.6 trillion ($4.9 trillion), figures released Tuesday show, compared with nominal gross domestic product ...

Business / Economy Nov 10, 2018

Financial assets at households average ¥11.51 million

Financial assets at households of two or more members in Japan averaged ¥11.51 million in a 2018 survey, unchanged from the previous year, the Central Council for Financial Services Information has said. More responding families saw income growth on the back of wage and bonus ...